Ahmet Aker

Department of Computer Science

Research Fellow

ahmet.aker@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 1892

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Ahmet Aker
Department of Computer Science
Regent Court (DCS)
211 Portobello
Sheffield
S1 4DP
Publications

Journal articles

Chapters

  • Babych B, Su F, Hartley A, Aker A, Paramita ML, Clough P & Gaizauskas R (2019) Cross-Language Comparability and Its Applications for MT, Using Comparable Corpora for Under-Resourced Areas of Machine Translation (pp. 13-53). Springer International Publishing RIS download Bibtex download
  • Paramita ML, Aker A, Clough P, Gaizauskas R, Glaros N, Mastropavlos N, Yannoutsou O, Ion R, Ștefănescu D, Ceauşu A , Tufiș D et al (2019) Collecting Comparable Corpora, Using Comparable Corpora for Under-Resourced Areas of Machine Translation (pp. 55-87). Springer International Publishing RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Ceaușu A, Feng Y, Gaizauskas R, Hunsicker S, Ion R, Irimia E, Ștefănescu D & Tufiș D (2019) Mapping and Aligning Units from Comparable Corpora, Using Comparable Corpora for Under-Resourced Areas of Machine Translation (pp. 141-188). Springer International Publishing RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Ion R, Mastropavlos N, Paramita M, Pinnis M, Ştefănescu D, Su F, Thurmair G, Irimia E, Ljubešić N , Kanoulas E et al (2019) Appendices, Using Comparable Corpora for Under-Resourced Areas of Machine Translation (pp. 291-323). Springer International Publishing RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Plaza L, Lloret E & Gaizauskas R (2012) Multi-Document Summarization Techniques for Generating Image Descriptions: A Comparative Analysis In Poibeau T, Saggion H, Piskorski J & Yangarber R (Ed.), Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing (pp. 299-320). Springer RIS download Bibtex download

Conference proceedings papers

  • Aker A, Vincentius K & Bontcheva K (2019) Predicting News Source Credibility. Proceedings of the Conference for Truth and Trust Online 2019 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Kevin V & Bontcheva K (2019) Credibility and Transparency of News Sources: Data Collection and Feature Analysis. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 2411 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dungs S, Aker A, Fuhr N & Bontcheva K (2018) Can Rumour Stance Alone Predict Veracity?. COLING (pp 3360-3370) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Petrak J & Sabbah F (2017) An Extensible Multilingual Open Source Lemmatizer. Proceedings of the International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP 2017 (pp 40-45) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Derczynski L & Bontcheva K (2017) Simple open stance classification for rumour analysis. Proceedings of the International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP 2017 (pp 31-39). Varna, Bulgaria, 4 September 2017 - 6 September 2017. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Sanchan N, Aker A & Bontcheva K (2017) Automatic Summarization of Online Debates. Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval associated with RANLP 2017 (pp 19-27). Varna, Bulgaria, 7 September 2017 - 7 September 2017. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Funk A, Aker A, Barker E, Paramita ML, Hepple M & Gaizauskas R (2017) The SENSEI Overview of Newspaper Readers’ Comments (pp 758-761) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Zubiaga A, Bontcheva K, Kolliakou A, Procter R & Liakata M (2017) Stance Classification in Out-of-Domain Rumours: A Case Study Around Mental Health Disorders (pp 53-64) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Paramita M, Kurtic E, Funk A, Barker E, Hepple M & Gaizauskas R (2016) Automatic Label Generation for News Comment Clusters. Proceedings of the 9th International Natural Language Generation Conference (pp 61-69), 5 September 2016 - 8 September 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barker E, Paramita ML, Aker A, Kurtic E, Hepple M & Gaizauskas R (2016) The SENSEI Annotated Corpus: Human Summaries of Reader Comment Conversations in On-line News. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (pp 42-52), 13 September 2016 - 15 September 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barker E, Paramita M, Funk A, Kurtic E, Aker A, Foster J, Hepple M & Gaizauskas R (2016) What's the issue here?: Task-based evaluation of reader comment summarization systems. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2016 (pp 3094-3101) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Abouammoh M, Shah K & Aker A (2016) Creation of comparable corpora for English-{Urdu, Arabic, Persian}. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2016 (pp 4193-4196) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Blain F, Duque A, Fomicheva M, Seva J, Shah K & Beck D (2016) USFD at SemEval-2016 Task 1: Putting different State-of-the-Arts into a Box. Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2016), June 2016 - June 2016. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Paramita M, Kurtic E, Funk A, Barker E, Hepple M & Gaizauskas R (2016) Automatic label generation for news comment clusters. Proceedings of the 9th International Natural Language Generation conference, 2016 - 2016. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Kurtic E, Balamurali AR, Paramita M, Barker E, Hepple M & Gaizauskas R (2016) A Graph-Based Approach to Topic Clustering for Online Comments to News. Advances in Information Retrieval (pp 15-29), 20 March 2016 - 23 March 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Celli F, Funk JA, Kurtic E, Hepple M & Gaizauskas R (2015) Sheffield-Trento System for Sentiment and Argument Structure Enhanced Comment-to-Article Linking in the Online News Domain (Ahmet Aker, Fabio Celli, Adam Funk, Emina Kurtic, Mark Hepple and Rob Gaizauskas). MultiLing 2015 in SIGDIAL. Prague, 2 September 2015 - 4 September 2015. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Kurtic E, Hepple M, Gaizauskas R & Di Fabbrizio G (2015) Comment-to-Article Linking in the Online News Domain. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, September 2015 - September 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wang JK, Yan F, Aker A & Gaizauskas R (2014) A Poodle or a Dog? Evaluating Automatic Image Annotation Using Human Descriptions at Different Levels of Granularity. Proceedings of the Workshop on Vision and Language 2014 (VL'14), in conjuction with the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2014). Dublin, 23 August 2014 - 23 August 2014. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Paramita ML, Pinnis M & Gaizauskas R (2014) Bilingual dictionaries for all EU languages. The Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2014) (pp 2839-2845). Reykjavik, Iceland, 26 May 2014 - 31 May 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Paramita ML, Barker E & Gaizauskas R (2014) Bootstrapping Term Extractors for Multiple Languages. The Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2014) (pp 483-489). Reykjavik, Iceland, 26 May 2014 - 31 May 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gaizauskas R, Barker E, Paramita ML & Aker A (2014) Assigning Terms to Domains by Document Classification. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Computational Terminology (Computerm), August 2014 - August 2014. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gaizauskas RJ, Aker A & Lestari Paramita M (2013) Extracting bilingual terminologies from comparable corpora. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Sofia, Bulgaria RIS download Bibtex download
  • Paramita M, Clough P, Aker A & Gaizauskas R (2012) Correlation between Similarity Measures for Inter-Language Linked Wikipedia Articles. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012), Istanbul, Turkey.. Istanbul, Turkey, 21 May 2012 - 27 May 2012. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Feng F & Gaizauskas R (2012) Automatic bilingual phrase extraction from comparable corpora. 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2012), IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, 2012 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Paramita M, Clough P & Aker R (2012) Correlation between Similarity Measures for Wikipedia. LREC 2012 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Inguna Skadi cna NG (2012) Collecting and Using Comparable Corpora for Statistical Machine Translation. LREC 2012 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Kanoulas E & Gaizauskas R (2012) A light way to collect comparable corpora from the Web. LREC 2012 - EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE RESOURCES AND EVALUATION (pp 15-20) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Kanoulas E & Gaizauskas R (2012) A light way to collect comparable corpora from the Web. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012), Istanbul, Turkey. (pp 21-27) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kurtic E, Wells B, Brown GJ, Kempton T & Aker A (2012) A Corpus of Spontaneous Multi-party Conversation in Bosnian Serbo-Croatian and British English. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012), Istanbul, Turkey RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, El-Haj M, Albakour MD & Kruschwitz U (2012) Assessing Crowdsourcing Quality through Objective Tasks. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012), Istanbul, Turkey. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Cohn T & Gaizauskas R (2012) Redundancy reduction for multi-document summaries using A* search and discriminative training. Proceedings of the Workshop on Automatic Text Summarization of the Future. Spain RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Cohn T & Gaizauskas R (2010) Multi-document summarization using A* search and discriminative training. Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (pp 482-491) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A & Gaizauskas R (2010) Model Summaries for Location-related Images. Proc. of the 7th conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A, Cohn T & Gaizauskas R (2010) Multi-document summarization using A* search and discriminative training. Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on Empirical Methods on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) (pp 482-491). Cambridge, MA, USA RIS download Bibtex download
  • Fan X, Aker A, Tomko M, Smart P, Sanderson M & Gaizauskas RJ (2010) Automatic image captioning from the web for GPS photographs.. Multimedia Information Retrieval (pp 445-448) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A & Gaizauskas R (2010) Generating image descriptions using dependency relational patterns. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) (pp 1250-1258) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gornostay T & Aker A (2009) Development and Implementation of Multilingual Object Type Toponym-Referenced Text Corpora for Optimizing Automatic Image Description RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A & Gaizauskas R (2008) Evaluating automatically generated user-focused multi-document summaries for geo-referenced images. MMIES ’08: Proc. of the Workshop on Multi-source Multilingual Information Extraction and Summarization RIS download Bibtex download

Theses / Dissertations

  • Aker A (2013) Entity Type Modeling for Multi-Document Summarization: Generating Descriptive Summaries of Geo-Located Entities. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Aker A Testing by interception of communication. RIS download Bibtex download

Working papers